During VATS lobectomies, there is a need to cut the pulmonary artery and vein before resecting the lobe in order to reduce the risk of harm to the patient.
During VATS there is a need to reduce the risk of seeding of cancer cells.
There is a need for a better sealant method that can guarantee a complete sealing of tissue in order to reduce the risk of postoperative leakage and bleeding.
There is a need to monitor internal bleeding that does not require the patient to stay the night at the hospital in order to reduce costs.
There is a need for a fabric that absorbs blood and is able to be cut into smaller pieces without fraying and leaving pieces inside of the body or wound..
During the lumbar posterior decompression and internal fixation surgery, there is a need to help the surgeons align screws more accurately.
During percutaneous nephrolithotripsy procedures, there is a need to break apart kidney stones using a safer method in order to reduce the risk of damaging the ureter.